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PPS to Kenneth Robinson as Minister of Health 1964-66;
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour 1966-67;
Minister of State:
Department of Education and Science 1967-69,
Home Office 1969-70;
Secretary of State for:
Prices and Consumer Protection 1974-76,
Education and Science 1976-79;
Paymaster General 1976-79.
Liberal Democrat peers:
Deputy Leader 1999-2001,
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1998-2001.
Contested (as Labour) Harwich 1954 and 1955 and Southampton Test 1959 general elections. MP (Labour) for Hitchin 1964-74, for Hertford and Stevenage 1974-79. Contested (as Labour) Hertford and Stevenage 1979 general election. MP (SDP) for Crosby November 1981 by-election to 1983. Contested (as SDP) Crosby 1983 and (as SDP/Alliance) Cambridge 1987 general elections.
Globalisation, human rights, international affairs, civil liberties.
Joined the Labour Party 1946;
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1970-81;
Social Democratic Party:
Moscow School of Political Studies 1992-,
European Movement 1993-;
Member, International Advisory Committee Council on Foreign Relations, New York 1994-2006;
President, British-Russian Society and East-West Centre 1996-2000;
Co-chair, Anglo-Dutch Society 1998-2001;
Council member, Britain in Europe;
International Crisis Group, Brussels 1998-2001,
Overseers of John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 2001-;
Commissioner, International Commission on Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Disarmament 2008-10.
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